- hashemite kingdom of jordan,
- hashimoto's disease,
Origin of hashing
verb (used with object)
Origin of hash1
Examples from the Web for hashing
Hashing all this out is hours of fun for the entire pundit family.Should the President Mint a $1,000,000,000,000 Platinum Coin?|Megan McArdle|January 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But you can see how my telling her would—oh well there isn't much percentage in hashing it over.Young People's Pride|Stephen Vincent Benet
Lobster sauce is made in the same way, only the meat should be cut smaller than for hashing.The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;|Charlotte Campbell Bury
It's very easy for you to say hash it; but I know what a joint loses in hashing: it's a day's dinner the less, if it's a bit.Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures|Anonymous
Besides this, there was nothing new; merely a hashing up of the two great trials at Aix and Loudun.La Sorcire: The Witch of the Middle Ages|Jules Michelet
Here there is a troop of cooks, their garments girded like soldiers for the battle, hashing and steaming.The Makers of Modern Rome|Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
- to mix or mess up
- to defeat or destroy
Word Origin for hash
short for hashish, 1959.
"a stew," 1660s, from hash (v.). Meaning "a mix, a mess" is from 1735.
1650s, "to hack, chop into small pieces," from French hacher "chop up," from Old French hache "ax" (see hatchet). Hash browns is short for hash browned potatoes (1917), with the -ed omitted, as in mash potatoes. The hash marks on a football field were so called 1960s, from similarity to hash marks, armed forces slang for "service stripes on the sleeve of a military uniform" (1909), which supposedly were called that because they mark the number of years one has had free food (hash (n.1)) from the Army; but perhaps there is a connection with the noun form of hatch (v.2).
In addition to the idiom beginning with hash
- hash over
- make a hash of
- settle someone's hash
- sling hash